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What do you need to know to thrive in the 21st century? On curiosity, creativity, humility, epistemology, and learning

Conversation is a catalyst for innovation. (John Seely Brown, former Chief Scientist of Xerox, now self-declared ‘Chief of Confusion‘) Join the conversation this Monday, October 28, 7-8pm at the Honors Salon! Discuss with others what you think we need to … Continue reading

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A 5-Step Technique for Producing Ideas, circa 1939

Maria Popova, Brain Pickings, May 4, 2012 This is another useful list for producing ideas, following yesterday’s post on the stages of the creative process. “…the habit of mind which leads to a search for relationships between facts becomes of … Continue reading

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9 Habits of Productive People

Ilya Pozin, Forbes, August 14, 2013 At the beginning of a new semester, these are in part counter-intuitive but all the more useful reminders for how to reach peak productivity. Two points stood out to me: First, that in the … Continue reading

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“The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se” (Charles Eames)

Here’s to the birthday of Charles Eames — legendary furniture designer, deft universe-explainer, celebrated champion of design as a force of culture, creative genius of uncommon sincerity, honesty, conviction, affection, imagination, and humor. 100 Quotes by Charles Eames is a … Continue reading

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